In manufacturing, compressed air is often considered the Fourth Utility after water, gas and electricity, and makes up a vital part of any production plant. Atlas Copco’s Smartlink 2.0 is a second-generation software that gives customers the ability to monitor their compressed air systems through a web interface at a time when remote monitoring is … Continue reading Atlas Copco’s SMARTLINK helps manufacturers achieve their Industry 4.0 goals
Regional manager Lisa Bremmell spoke with Manufacturers’ Monthly about her unconventional path to becoming a leader at Atlas Copco. Lisa Bremmell didn’t follow the conventional path to become an engineer, and neither does she profess to be formally trained. Twenty-four years ago, after gaining some exposure to the profession while serving in the Royal Australian … Continue reading Atlas Copco’s Bremmell calls on young engineers to push boundaries
The challenges of diversifying the manufacturing workforce, and filling its skill gaps, could share a solution. Increasing participation of women in the manufacturing workforce is greater than any one company. Indeed, sector-wide surveys have found that the participation of women in manufacturing is small but growing. In an April 2019 report from the Workplace Gender … Continue reading Participation paving the way for diversity
With Atlas Copco’s data logging service, significant energy savings can be identified and achieved in compressed air systems. Manufacturers’ Monthly reports. Compressed air is one of the primary utilities required by the manufacturing sector. Whether used for air tools or pneumatic controls, compressed air is a staple for industrial facilities. Within the compressed air system … Continue reading Data logging from Atlas Copco can optimise compressed air system performance
Nitrogen generators can be used onsite in order to save a company money and time. Manufacturers’ Monthly explains. Compressed air is considered the fourth utility being used in many industries after water, gas and electricity, according to Atlas Copco Compressors. The company has nitrogen generator solutions that can help manufacturers produce nitrogen on-site. Salena Estate … Continue reading Taking nitrogen on-site
The circular economy encompasses many aspects of a businesses that can be changed to improve environmental impacts and create a more profitable business. While creating and highlighting change by promoting that a company uses renewable energy and environmentally friendly materials is one way to show a company cares about sustainability, ensuring the longevity of equipment … Continue reading Product longevity keeps facilities sustainable
Atlas Copco national warehouse supervisor Grace Lennox works in a role she enjoys and for a company that allows her to grow personally and professionally. While this may seem like a small feat, Lennox is bucking a trend followed by millennials and Gen Zs worldwide. Many anticipate staying with one employer for less than two … Continue reading Keeping employees interested beyond the average tenure
Atlas Copco Compressors will return as a sponsor for the sixth edition of the Women in Industry Awards in 2019. Manufacturers’ Monthly caught up with the company to see how it is pursuing its own diversity strategy. This past June saw the fifth edition of the Women in Industry Awards, which recognises the invaluable contributions … Continue reading In pursuit of workforce diversity
Atlas Copco, has issued a press statement late last week on a solid order intake growth and operating profit for the closing quarter of 2017. In the near term, the overall demand for the group is expected to remain at current high level. “Our winning teams ensured we had a strong end to a record … Continue reading Atlas Copco reports strong close to Q4 of 2017
Atlas Copco Construction Equipment Australia and Redstar Equipment have entered into a distribution agreement. As part of the agreement, Redstar Equipment has started distributing Atlas Copco’s portable compressors, portable generators, lighting towers and pumps throughout its network of four metropolitan branches and more than 60 dealers Australia-wide. This agreement has allowed Atlas Copco to expand … Continue reading Redstar Equipment distributing Atlas Copco products
In our ongoing series talking to the movers and shakers in Australian industry, we talk to Matt Hobden, the newly-minted General Manager of Atlas Copco Australia about where the local industry is heading for compressors and blowers, and what the future holds for one of the worlds’ iconic companies in that field. Manufacturers Monthly (MM): How long have you … Continue reading The environment is changing, says Atlas Copco GM
With electricity costs continuing to rise, many manufacturers are still failing to realise that compressed air is their most expensive utility.
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